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Description - Dyslexia and Inclusion by Gavin Reid

Now fully updated, Dyslexia and Inclusion aims to equip all teachers with the necessary knowledge of dyslexia in order to for it to be effectively understood and dealt with in the classroom.

The book is based around Reid's five signposts for successful inclusion - acknowledging differences, recognizing strengths, understanding what is meant by inclusion, planning for practice, and ensuring that the task outcomes are attainable. In identifying the key issues of inclusive practice, the book details current research whilst also providing support to meet the practical needs of the classroom teacher. This highly practical, topical and accessible text includes chapters on:

  • effective learning
  • curriculum access and differentiation
  • whole school approaches
  • specific approaches in reading, spelling, writing and numeracy.

By understanding the crucial aspects of dyslexia, teachers can be pro-active and anticipate the type of difficulties they may encounter. This book will be beneficial to all teachers looking to support their students with dyslexia and help them to fulfil their potential in school and in the wider community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415607582
ISBN-10: 0415607582
Format: Paperback / softback
(297mm x 210mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jun-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gavin Reid

Gavin Reid is an international consultant on learning disabilities in the Middle East, Europe and the UK. He is also an educational psychologist based in Vancouver, Canada and has published extensively in the field of dyslexia, literacy, motivation and learning. He was formerly a Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

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